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2016-11-30: [Report] A field test of HXL during Guinea’s Ebola epidemic
2016-05-23: HXL at the World Humanitarian Summit
2016-03-24: HXL standard version 1.0 final released.

HXL is a different kind of data standard, designed to improve information sharing during a humanitarian crisis without adding extra reporting burdens.

The 30-second HXL tutorial

  1. Grab a spreadsheet of humanitarian data.

    Cluster District People affected People reached
    WASH Coast 9000 9000
    WASH Mountains 1000 200
    Education Coast 15500 8000
    Education Mountains 750 600
    Health Coast 20000 3500
    Health Mountains 3500 1500
  2. Insert a new row between the headers and the data.

    Cluster District People affected People reached
    WASH Coast 9000 9000
    WASH Mountains 1000 200
    Education Coast 15500 8000
    Education Mountains 750 600
    Health Coast 20000 3500
    Health Mountains 3500 1500
  3. Add some HXL hashtags.

    Cluster District People affected People reached
    #sector #adm1 #affected #reached
    WASH Coast 9000 9000
    WASH Mountains 1000 200
    Education Coast 15500 8000
    Education Mountains 750 600
    Health Coast 20000 3500
    Health Mountains 3500 1500

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